Celtic Training has several funding opportunities that may be available to you to support your training and education in South Australia or Queensland. Most funding opportunities are provided in conjunction with State and Commonwealth Government initiatives.
|Course||Fee for Service||WorkReady – SA||WokrReady Concessional – SA||JobTrainer – SA||Certificate 3 Guarantee- QLD||Certificate 3 Guarantee Concessional – QLD||Higher Lvel Skills – QLD||Higher Level Skills Concessional – QLD|
|CHC32015 – Certificate III Community Services||$2,450.00||$350.00||$250.00||$123.00||$50.00||$20.00||N/A||N/A|
|CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing or Disability)||$2,450.00||$350.00||$283.00||$283.00||$27.00||$20.00||N/A||N/A|
|CHC33015 Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing and Disability) (Dual Qual)||$3,100.00||$750 for the additional specialisation||N/A||N/A|
|HLT33015 – Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance||$3,950.00||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|CHC42015 – Certificate IV in Community Services||$3,950.00||$500.00||$375.00||$234.00||N/A||N/A||$100.00||$50.00|
|CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability||$3,950.00||$500.00||$375.00||$236.00||N/A||N/A||$100.00||$50.00|
|CHC43415 – Certificate IV in Leisure and Health||$3,950.00||$500.00||$375.00||$283.00||N/A||N/A||$100.00||$50.00|
|CHC43315 – Certificate IV in Mental Health||$3,950.00||$500.00||$375.00||$222.00||N/A||N/A||$100.00||$50.00|
|HLT43015 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance||$3,950.00||$500.00||$375.00||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services||$6,500.00||$1,000.00||$500.00||$349.00||N/A||N/A||$200.00||$100.00|
|HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid (including CPR)||$100.00||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Education and training will help you get the skills you need to increase your chances of getting the job you want. Under the WorkReady and/or Jobs First STL Funding, the South Australian Government will subsidise the training costs for the following qualifications with Celtic Training.
You may be eligible for subsidised training if you live or work in South Australia, and you are:
- an Australian or New Zealand citizen
- a permanent Australian resident, or
- an eligible visa holder (See eligible visas below)
- 16 years or over and not enrolled at school
- 16 years or over, enrolled in school and undertaking training through the Training Guarantee for SACE Students (TGSS), or
- undertaking training through a training contract.
Eligible people may access:
- one foundation skills course (if assessed to need it)
- up to five bridging units at every qualification level (if assessed to need them)
- unlimited priority courses.
For further information or to check your eligibility visit
WorkReady – eligibility requirements
Certificate 3 Guarantee (QLD)
The principal aim of the Certificate 3 Guarantee is to assist working-age Queenslanders without a certificate III or higher level qualification to complete a nationally recognised certificate III level qualification that leads to:
- a job outcome for individuals trying to enter the labour market or their desired industry/career
- advancement in the workplace or career progression for individuals already employed in their preferred industry.
Once a certificate III level qualification has been completed participants will no longer be eligible for a subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program. For more information see the Queensland Government Certificate 3 Guarantee student factsheet
To be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee prospective students must:
- be aged 15 years or older;
- no longer at school;
- permanently reside in Queensland;
- be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen; and
- not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate III or higher level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.
For further information regarding eligibility visit*Certificate III eligibility requirements
JobTrainer (SA) Requirements
‘JobTrainer increases the Government subsidy to support more school leavers, young people and job seekers to access low-fee training…Under JobTrainer, courses listed on the Subsidised Training List (STL) are accessible to eligible students at a low cost.’ (Full webpage)
‘You may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer if you are:
Higher Level Skills (QLD)
The principle aim of the Higher Level Skills program is to help individuals gain higher level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry or to transition to university to continue their studies.
Once a Certificate IV level qualification has been completed participants will no longer be eligible for a subsidised training place under the Higher Level Skills program.
For more information see the Queensland Government Higher Level Skills Student fact sheet
To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills program, individuals must:
- be aged 15 years or over, and no longer at school
- permanently reside in Queensland
- be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident(includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to/permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
- not hold, and not be enrolled in, a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.
For further information regarding eligibility visit Higher Level Skills – eligibility requirements
JobTrainer Fund (QLD)
‘As part of its Economic Response to COVID-19, the Australian Government is providing free or low-fee training courses across the nation through its $1 billion JobTrainer Fund…Job seekers and young people, including school leavers, can now take advantage of subsidised training to learn skills for jobs in demand… State and territory governments are responsible for determining which qualifications and short courses to prioritise from the agreed list, with focus on training in areas of anticipated employment growth.’ (full webpage)
According to the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training:
‘To be eligible to enrol in a training place funded under JobTrainer, prospective students must:
- permanently reside in Queensland, and
- be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen, and
- have finished school or no longer be at school (including home schooled), and
- not already be enrolled in training (includes VET and higher education courses), and
- not have previously completed a qualification funded under the JobTrainer Fund, and
- either be a job seeker or a school leaver or young person.
In addition to the above eligibility requirements, specific restrictions and/or exemptions may apply to participate in certain subsidised qualifications or short courses, which will be based on industry advice or requirements under the relevant national training package and will be detailed in the JobTrainer priority course list.
What is the definition of a job seeker?
A job seeker means an individual aged 15 years or older who is:
- out of work, or
- in receipt of income support payments.
What is the definition of a school leaver or young person?
A school leaver or young person means an individual who is aged 17 to 24 years, regardless of employment status.’ (full webpage)
There are no administration fees or interest charges, and no extra charges for credit card payments. If you’re ineligible for the Higher Level Skills or paying full fees, please contact us to find out about our payment plan.
Any replacement Qualification and Record of Results will be charged an extra fee of $50.00 per reprint.
Concessional student status applies when:
- the student holds a health care concession card or pensioner concession card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependent of a person who holds a health care concession card or pensioner concession card, and is named on the card
- the student provides the PQS with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the student, his or her partner or the person of whom the student is a dependent, is entitled to concessions under a health care or pensioner concession card
- the student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
- the student has a disability
- the student is an adult prisoner